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bronze

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verb \ˈbränz\

Definition of bronze

bronzed

bronzing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to give the appearance of bronze to <a bronzed sculpture>; also :  tan 2

bronzer

noun


1645

First Known Use of bronze

1645


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bronze

noun, often attributive

Simple Definition of bronze

  • : a metal that is made by combining copper and tin

  • : something (such as a statue) that is made of bronze

  • : a yellowish-brown color

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bronze

  1. 1 a :  an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements b :  any of various copper-base alloys with little or no tin

  2. 2 :  a sculpture or artifact of bronze

  3. 3 :  a moderate yellowish brown

  4. 4 :  a bronze medal awarded as the third prize in a competition

bronzy

play \ˈbrän-zē\ adjective

Examples of bronze in a sentence

  1. a statue cast in bronze

  2. a bronze of the president

  3. She won a bronze in skiing.



Origin and Etymology of bronze

French, from Italian bronzo


First Known Use: 1739

Rhymes with bronze



BRONZE Defined for Kids

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bronze

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noun \ˈbränz\

Definition of bronze for Students

  1. 1 :  an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements

  2. 2 :  a yellowish brown color

  3. 3 :  a medal made of bronze given to the third place winner in a competition




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bronze

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adjective

Definition of bronze for Students

  1. 1 :  made of bronze

  2. 2 :  having a yellowish brown color





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